Bob has worked exclusively on the programming, planning and design of justice facilities for more than 35 years. His project work has helped define the state-of-the-art in facilities including courthouses, detention, correctional, law enforcement and juvenile facilities. He has pioneered innovative planning and design features including direct supervision, daylighting, accessibility, secure circulation concepts and advanced technology applications.
Bob’s projects have demonstrated that contemporary justice facilities can make distinguished architectural and urban design contributions to our cities. Twenty-five of his projects have been recognized for design excellence in the American Institute of Architects’ annual Justice Facilities Review.
In addition to his design leadership, Bob has helped create our modern justice facility standards. He was a major contributor to the National Center for State Courts’ landmark publication, “The Courthouse: A Planning and Design Guide for Court Facilities,” as well as individual state court standards. His work has been widely published in textbooks on justice design, including “Building Type Basics for Justice Facilities” and “Celebrating the Courthouse.”
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Master of Architecture and Urban Design
University of Illinois-Chicago
Bachelor of Architecture